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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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Saturday, September 2, 2017

Sep 2

Capoeira for Beginners

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructor Camaleao from Capoeira Nago Queens, this six-part series will introduce participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.
Category: Fitness, History, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep 2

Rocking the Boat: Free Community Rowing and Sailing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Through Community Rowing, you'll explore the Bronx River aboard student-built wooden row boats and learn about local waterways.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Sep 2

Bankra Caribbean Folk Festival

at Gaelic Field (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The event is dedicated to Folk forms and Folk culture, it will stimulate nostalgia for those who grew up with it, and provide learning opportunities for others who had no knowledge of it.
Category: Dance, Art, Festivals
Free!

Sep 2

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Sep 2

Paper Arts and Crafts

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make beautiful, fun things out of paper to give as a gift or keep for yourself
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Omar’s Summer Send-Off Party at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Crochet Basics and Accessories - Adults

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of crochet: how to select your materials, gauge, yardage, tension, chain, single crochet, double crochet, and treble and slip stitch.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Sep 2

Circus Amok

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Using a blend of traditional circus skills, post-modern dance, and improvisational techniques, Circus Amok provides free public art addressing issues of social justice.
Category: Dance, Nature, Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Staten Island Philharmonic Presents: The British Are Coming

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy selections from British Invasion rock groups as well as traditional music from the British Isles, presented by the Staten Island Philharmonic.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

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Sep 2

Bryant Park Presents: Shakespeare: The Tempest

at Bryant Park, Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us on the lawn for a full production of The Tempest. Produced by the Drilling Company.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

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